As eduroam is a global identity federation, institutions must satisfy several pre-requisites to join eduroam AU. These are:
- Effective Identity Management (for an eduroam IdP);
- Effective wireless networking, with IEEE 802.1x capable wireless infrastructure;
- Published network access ‘acceptable use policy’ (AUP);
- IT infrastructure capability sufficient to deploy and sustainably operate a RADIUS server;
- IT Support capability to provide support to eduroam users.